SPL - Police arrest two in Lennon bomb probe

Thu, 12 May 21:28:00 2011

Two men have been arrested in connection with parcel bombs sent to Celtic boss Neil Lennon.

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Strathclyde police confirmed that a 41-year-old and a 43-year-old were taken into custody after dawn raids in the Ayrshire town of Kilwinning, where one package was discovered in a post box.

The men have been charged under the explosive substances act.

In a separate enquiry, police are investigating a package received at Celtic Park on Thursday morning which is believed to have been addressed to Lennon and contained a bullet.

A man also appeared in court on Thursday charged with assault over the attack on the Celtic manager during the Glasgow club's match against Hearts on Wednesday.


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